Ross Stores
2.6 of 5 679 reviews
www.rossstores.com Pleasanton, CA 5000+ Employees

Ross Stores Reviews

Updated Apr 16, 2014
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2.6 679 reviews

                             

47% Approve of the CEO

Ross Stores Vice Chairman and CEO Michael A. Balmuth

Michael A. Balmuth

(314 ratings)

35% of employees recommend this company to a friend
679 Employee Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "The employee discount is great on already reasonably priced merchandise"
    in 51 reviews
  • "20% Discount and I met some really nice people the time I was there"
    in 48 reviews
Cons:
  • "Associates work very hard and have outrageous amounts of work to do for just minimum wage"
    in 55 reviews
  • "no work life balance, you are just a number and no possibility of promotion"
    in 18 reviews
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A fun environment to work in

Store Protection Specialist (Current Employee)
Plant City, FL

I have been working at Ross Stores full-time for less than a year

Prosthere is a growth potential for hard working individuals with strong leadership skills. The people and management are the best. The discount is very good and the perks that come along with it. work life balance and the training is very easy, simply do what you are ask to do.

Consnot enough payroll at times but it comes with the business.

Advice to Senior ManagementWork on how we can add more payroll or is there a more better direction the company go with helping with payroll.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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GREAT PLACE TO WORK!!!!

Retail Sales Associate (Current Employee)
Fresno, CA

I have been working at Ross Stores part-time for less than a year

ProsTheir are great people working there. If you need help with anything they will help you till' you get it and know what you are doing. You experience every single job in the store. You always get acknowledged for your work in whatever you do. The managers ask you about your opinions and if you every have a problem to come to them. They are so cool and get along with everyone. It's a great place to work. I love working there!!

ConsI don't have a problem with anything.....

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the good work!!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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extremely good. Good people to work with.

Assistant Manager Ross Stores (Former Employee)
Seminole, FL

I worked at Ross Stores full-time for more than 3 years

ProsThey have a great training program in place for associates and management .

Conssome of the customer's can be a little hard to handle, but if you have great customer service skills it will help you out dramatically.

Advice to Senior ManagementConsider the source where the information comes from. And get everyone's take on it.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Amazing

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Ross Stores

ProsYour co-workers are the best hands down.

ConsWorking customer service was a challenge.

Advice to Senior ManagementPraise employees more when they deserve it because they work really hard for a small amount of money.

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Wonderful

Retail Sales Associate (Former Employee)
Longview, WA

I worked at Ross Stores part-time for more than a year

ProsThe other employees were amazing, teamwork was great !!!

Constrying to satisfy all customers at times was difficult

Advice to Senior Managementmake more full time positions available

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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A great place for someone looking to change their industry and break into corp retail

Location Planning Analyst (Current Employee)
New York, NY

I have been working at Ross Stores full-time for less than a year

Proswork life balance
personal responsibility
fast growth
very competitive salary

Consa ton of meetings that my not be all together necessary
no office messenger so communication can be slow
not paperless yet

Advice to Senior Managementkeep up the good work

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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excellent place to work and grow in your career

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Ross Stores full-time

ProsWork hard and doors will open for you

Consnever provide too much information

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works for me

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Ross Stores

Prosno stress at this store

Consretail always low pay as usual

Advice to Senior Managementnone

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Ross stores has the best prices around the area I live in.

SPS (Current Employee)
Rocky Mount, NC

I have been working at Ross Stores part-time for more than a year

ProsEmployee discounts, flexibility in work hours, annual raises.

ConsStarting pay is minimum, most employees are part time without benefits, available hours are low.

Advice to Senior ManagementTo have qualified managers with proper training, and degrees; have more diverse training; in diversity, treatment of others, set some standardized standards, and company policies that is not left up to the interpretation of managers that are not qualified.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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I loved it

SPS Agent (Former Employee)
Hattiesburg, MS

I worked at Ross Stores part-time for less than a year

ProsYou will be treated like family. No one there will ask you to do anything if they wouldn't do themselves.

ConsMay lack communication at times.

Advice to Senior ManagementFire no call no shows

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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